2.25.2015

Hey There Friend

My favorite roses to color are those featuring yellow.  Yellow roses are a symbol of joy, friendship, and good health.  This image is a digital from Power Poppy.  I print these out on an Epson Artisan 810.  This may be an "old" printer by now but it works well for digital images which will be colored by Copics.  I use the Epson card stock called Premium Presentation Paper Matte.  It must be "premium" to work.  It is a thin card stock I'm guessing maybe 45# or less.  The magic is that when you use Copics on it you get such a bright saturation of color...it pops.  There are downsides as well though.  You can't erase color pencil and those little color pencil bits that may get on your work are there forever.  It's probably very easy to overwork the Copic color and saturate this card stock but that isn't how I work so it's ok for my style.




card size:   A6   6 1/4"  x  4 1/2"

Stamps:   Simon Says Stamp-Talk Bubbles set(outside phrase), Penny Black-Heartfelt(inside)

Specialty Paper:   Taylored Expressions-Rainbow Brights 6x6 collection

Color/Ink:   Copic markers, Berol Prisma Color pencil white, Wink of Stella

Dies:   Cheery Lynn- Carnivale Border, MY Favorite Things-Stitched Stax Circles, Spellbinder Nested Circles

Embellishment:   Doodlebug Design Inc- Mini Pearls red/white/blue assortment

2 comments:

  1. Oh, Laurene, what a beautiful card!! I love your take on the sketch, and your image is beautifully colored!! And, yes, that's the beauty of a digital image - resizing it!!! Hugs!

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